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ight four or five of you," and, raising his gun, commenced backing off. Just then some ten or fifteen more of the battalion ran up and advanced on Newsom. I tried to make peace, and was caught hold of by one of the party. As Newsom continued to back, the crowd pressing on him, Grepp ran from across the street, pressed his way to the front, and, throwing off his coat, rushed upon Newsom and gave him a violent blow in the face, nearly knocking him down. As Newsom recovered, he levelled his rifle at Grepp and fired, the ball striking him in the breast, and, glancing, fractured private Frey's arm and lodged in the abdomen of private Morris, causing his death. Garner's testimony being corroborated by another eye-witness, the Mayor decided that the accused had been guilty of no crime, in as much as he had been assailed for performing his lawful duty and had only used his rifle in self-defence. He therefore discharged the accused, and advised that the aggressors be court-martialed.